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Conveyancing in Rochford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 13/01/17

Local information:

Prittlewell station is around 2 miles from Rochford. London, Southend Airport is 1 mile from Rochford. London Airport is 2 miles, Clacton Airport is 23 miles and Rochester Airport is 19 miles away.

Southend, Wellesley is a nearby hospital for Rochford.

Q.

Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £695,000 residence? We are looking for a low cost conveyancing quote.

A.

Many firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any disbursements should be included on the conveyancing quote Any extra costs listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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Can aluminium (Al) contaminate Rochford top-soil?

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Soil contamination is monitored closely. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Rochford, including local authorities.

Q.

An unexpected event mean we want to exchange contracts on the sale of our leasehold flat quickly, do Homeward Legal have any auction specialist fast Rochford conveyancing solicitors ?

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Regularly property law firms can be far too slow which usually adds large amounts of concern to the house legal process.

Homeward Legals conveyancers method is different as we use speed focused conveyancing case management systems . Importantly we give you a conveyancing solicitor practiced at communicate by phone and email through all parts of the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) .

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My wife and I are interested in purchasing in Rochford. How do I check if the building is in a designated conservation area?

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Conservation areas denote local areas of historic or architectural significance. A lawyer will address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area and be able to advise further.

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Is your solicitor team set up to act quickly on residential property auction conveyancing in Rochford?

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The legal team are auction specialists and commonly take instructions from buyers at auction. It is very important for bidders to select a CQS conveyancing firm as ahead of time as possible to allow enough time for a full review of the legal pack prior to the date of the auction. Following the auction day arrives a prepared conveyancing solicitor should be fully prepared to get through the legal side of things in under 4 weeks as required by the terms and conditions of sale.

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How do I see if the conservation area we are buying in is being neglected?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have assembled a list on the state of repair of conservation areas as well as the risk of a decline in standards. Conservation areas are created by the local Rochford planning authority, who preserve everything from including things like rundown streets, addition of unsympathetic windows and paths and footpaths.

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Do fixtures and fittings include things like fitted gas or electric fires?

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In general, there is no legal definition of fixtures and fittings. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction. This makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.

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Will I need searches for chancel liability? I am buying a home near a rectory built in the 14th Century in Rochford.

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Property owners neighbouring a local church must subsidise repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. Terms used in a property's name, like 'abbeylands', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Rochford churches where a chancel search may be necessary include and Sutton with Shopland and St Michael.

 
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